Table 3

Concordance between IgE level and reported allergies: San Francisco Bay Area Adult Glioma Study, 1997–2000

Reported allergies% Concordanceκ Reported allergies% Concordanceκ
NoneAny *NoneAny *
Total IgE
Food IgE
Respiratory IgE
  • Abbreviations: Bord, borderline; Elev, elevated.

  • * Any reported allergy (for total IgE), any reported food allergy (for food IgE), and any reported respiratory allergy (respiratory IgE).

  • κ ≥ 0.75, excellent agreement; κ = 0.40–0.75, intermediate agreement, κ ≤ 0.40, poor agreement.